Fresno, California (WiredPRNews.com) — President Bush declared unequivocally that the U.S. has condemned the bombings by Russia which have resulted in the escalation of the duel over the South Ossetian area of Georgia. President George Bush talked to the Prime Minister of Russia, Vladimir Putin twice in Beijing on August 8th. He told Putin that the “violence is unacceptable”. In the interview with NBC News, Bush said, “I expressed my grave concern about the disproportionate response of Russia, and that we strongly condemn bombing outside of South Ossetia.”
George Bush is attending the Beijing Olympics Games. He told Bob Costas from NBC that it has been “interesting to me that here we are, trying to promote peace and harmony, and we’re witnessing a conflict take place.”
Bush will return to the United States today after a week long trip he took to the lands of Seoul, Beijing and Bangkok. Yesterday, he held a meeting with the President of China, Hu Jintao. Bush said that all the future presidents require to “understand the relationship between China and the region, and it is important to make sure that America is engaged with China.” He also pushed China for the fifth time in a row to allow more religious freedom. Bush told NBC, “if you are a religious person, you understand that once religion takes hold, it can’t be stopped.”
Yesterday, President Bush also attended a service at a Chinese church. The church is at the north of the forbidden city of Beijing. Bush urged the Chinese President Hu Jintao for allowing greater religious freedom to his countrymen.